Agent Name

Coprostane

CAS Number

481-20-9

Formula

C27-H48

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

5beta-Cholestane; Pseudocholestane; [Merck Index]

Category

Other Biomolecules

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

"Cholestane is a saturated 27-carbon steroid precursor which serves as the basis for many organic molecules." [Wikipedia]

Reference Link

Thin-layer and gas--liquid chromatographic identification of neutral steroids in human and rat feces.

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